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Table 2 Positive final pathology margin characteristics

From: Specimen oriented intraoperative margin assessment in oral cavity and oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma

Characteristics Patients
T1 Lesions 3/15 (20%)
T2 Lesions 12/15 (80%)
Average Number of Frozen Sections 4.1 (Range 0–7)
Primary Oral Cavity 9/15 (60%)
 Deep Lateral Tongue 3/9 (33%)
 Deep Floor of Mouth 4/9 (44%)
 Periosteal Alveolar Ridge 1/9 (11%)
 Deep Tongue Base 1/9 (11%)
Primary Oropharynx 6/15 (40%)
 Deep Pharynx 3/6 (50%)
 Deep Tongue Base 3/6 (50%)